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Old 05-20-2011, 06:20 PM
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Time for my first oil change and i am looking for the best oil and oil filterer to put on. or what is Fords motor oil, Mastercraft?
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Old 05-20-2011, 06:37 PM
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yes, mastercraft. my local auto parts store sells motorcraft filters and 5 gallon jugs of oil for less than $25.
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Old 05-21-2011, 08:16 PM
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What about synthetic or non-synthetic? And what autoparts store are you talking about?
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:26 AM
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Im pretty sure Ford Recommends synthetic.
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:29 AM
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The Motorcraft oil is a synthetic blend.
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:31 AM
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i use either a motorcraft or purolater filter since they're the same thing...i use a synthetic blend for oil
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:42 AM
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i just changed my oil yesterday, i used Puralator gold PL3001, 2qts of valvoline Dura-blend, Ford motercraft sen blend, and 1qt of lucas HD oil stabilizer.
and running fine
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:52 AM
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If you wanna keep it OE then go with it. Just don't go with FRAM. This is not bashing either. The anti-drain back valves don't seat right, the filter media has holes between the pleats, the by-pass valves stick. They really are a mess.
It's like they make a product that has a high demand to get in on a market niche that has all the design requirements, but those requirements don't do their job.
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:56 AM
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If you wanna keep it OE then go with it. Just don't go with FRAM. This is not bashing either. The anti-drain back valves don't seat right, the filter media has holes between the pleats, the by-pass valves stick. They really are a mess.
It's like they make a product that has a high demand to get in on a market niche that has all the design requirements, but those requirements don't do their job.
x2 on fram...ive seen a couple motors replaced in my 3.5 years working at the local yota dealer because of fram filters
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Old 05-23-2011, 11:58 AM
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i was lookin at this oil with a mastercraft fillter

http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/brows....jsp?locale=en

What you guys think?
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Old 05-23-2011, 12:07 PM
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go with a synthetic or a synthetic blend oil, and a motorcraft filter or a good filter

i put castrol syntec in my truck and a k and n oil filter
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Old 05-23-2011, 01:19 PM
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That oil is conventional oil with synthetic additives. But the oil doesn't really matter. What matters is that the oil gets changed regularly.
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:45 AM
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im thiniing about changing ym oil every 4,000 km because that is what the oil jug says. but now its up to my oil fillter im thinking about getting a mastercraft one that is on there now. Or what is the best oil fillter?
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:55 AM
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I use Wix. I get them thru work. But I also run Royal Rurple because it actually does idle smoother than previous synthetic oil. It also keeps my running temp down 10-15 degrees than before. But people will have their preferences and brand loyalties.
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Old 05-24-2011, 11:08 AM
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im thiniing about changing ym oil every 4,000 km because that is what the oil jug says. but now its up to my oil fillter im thinking about getting a mastercraft one that is on there now. Or what is the best oil fillter?
everyone is gonna say different things about who is best. just like the debate about which all terrain tire is better (or mud terrain). the engine was designed to use a motorcraft/purolator filter.
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